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Jay Reed, President  

Jay serves as president of ABC of Alabama and is a registered lobbyist for the association.  He is publisher of Alabama Construction News, ABC of Alabama's publication. Jay is founder of Alabama Employers for Immigration Reform, served on Governor Riley’s Immigration Commission and presently sits on the Board of the Alabama Council of Association Executives and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Board of Directors for Jefferson County. Jay is also ABC National’s Chapter President’s Council of his peers.  Weekends find Jay at Smith Lake with his Boykin Spaniel.  He enjoys leisure reading of James Patterson and is currently enrolled in an Academy for Excellence in Association Management, centered around The Race for Relevance.  Reed recently began his 21st year with ABC of Alabama.

Jay's brand promise: "I enthusiastically and effectively lead the commercial construction industry to a better place every day!"
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Todd Walker, Vice President/Workforce Development

A graduate of Auburn University, Todd is ABC of Alabama's Vice President and is responsible for the chapter's role in workforce development, marketing, communication and strategy, in regards to membership services.  Todd is married and has two young boys. He loves his church and enjoys spending quality time with his family.
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Jenny Wilson, Assistant to President/Accounting

Jenny joined ABC of Alabama in 1996. During her time at ABC, she has held numerous roles in the association. She is currently the assistant to the president and responsible for handling all his secretarial needs. Jenny is also responsible for the every day accounting needs of the association. She is married and has one son.
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Charles Hall, Member Services/Safety

A native of Montgomery, Charles graduated from Faulkner University with a degree in Business Administration.  He is the association's contact person for member service questions and requests, as well as meeting and event questions and registrations.  Charles enjoys the outdoors and many weekends can be found camping or hiking in one of Birmingham’s surrounding parks.
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Upcoming Events

ABC of Alabama Homewood, AL (map)
Are you leveraging technology to streamline key business processes and improve productivity? Join us as we explore how construction companies are becoming more efficient with technology. This 4 hour CPE Event is sponsored by ABC and CFMA with a Social Hour from 4:30 to 5:30. All ABC members interested in attending at the member rate please email to register. Agenda: 1:00pm – 2:00 pm Digital Transformation Overview Olga Alemany, Manager, Management Consulting, RSM   2:00pm – 2:50 pm Automation Anywhere Demo Ryan Gilpin, Senior Associate, Management Consulting   2:50 pm – 3:00 pm Break   3:00 pm – 4:30 pm     Alteryx Presentation & Demo and Capitalize Analytics Overview  Bob Mansmann, Director, Alteryx, Jayson Varkey, Data Analyst, Capitalize Analytics   4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Social Hour
The ABC office will be closed due to the Labor Day holiday.
Deadline to submit your Excellence in Construction entry for this year's competition.
ABC of Alabama in Homewood, AL (map)
ABC of Alabama has assembled a professional team to take a one day deep dive into the impact your Experience Modification Rate (EMR) has on your company's bottom line. This course is designed to separate fact from fiction, offer best practices and answer specific questions your company might have regarding calculating and reporting your EMR.

$100 for the First Attendee
$50 for each additional attendee
ABC of Alabama Homewood, AL (map)
All members are welcome to attend the Safety Committee meeting every 2nd Friday of the month.
Renaissance Montgomery Hotel (map)
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH 10am - 12:00 noon Check-In and Registration Noon - 1:00 pm Lunch and Opening Keynote: Update from AL Dept of Finance/Division of Const Mgmt Mickey Allen, Assistant Finance Director; Frank Barnes, Dept of Finance Div of Const Mgmt 1:00 pm - 1:10 pm Break 1:10 pm - 2:45 pm Campus Panel: University of AL, UAB, K12, Auburn University, UAH, USA, Others TBA  2:45 pm - 2:55 pm Break 2:55 pm - 3:30 pm Title 41& 39 Discussion 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Building Block Bonus Session 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Hosted Cocktail Reception FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH 8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast and Opening Session: Deferred Maintenance Best Practices 9:00 am - 9:10 am Break 9:10 am - 10:45 am PSCA Bond Issue Discussion 10:45 am - 11:45 am Keynote: Representative Bill Poole, Kelly Butler, AL State Finance Director:  Education Budget 2020           &...
Selwood Farms (map)
Join us for the 2019 ABC Sporting Clay Tournament at Selwood Farm. Registration is now open. 
The Club, Birmingham (map)
Please join the Associated Builders & Contractors of Alabama for its 30th Annual Excellence in Construction awards dinner. We will recognize the 2019 EIC award winners along with the Cornerstone Recipient, Mr. Jim Cooper of Cooper Construction. 
ABC of Alabama Homewood, AL (map)
Day 1 - Safety Academy Part 1 - The Road Map to World-class Safety · Dissatisfaction with Current Performance · Leadership Commitment · Cultural Transformation · Deliverable - Transformation Plan for Company and Individual Day 2- Safety Academy Part 2 - World Class Systems and Processes · World Class Results · Deliverable - Transformation Plan for Company and Individual · Best Practice Systems and Process · Balanced Scorecard